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the government sticking its nose in is a huge problem. >> john: the government sticking its nose into all kinds of things. the civil rights act of 1964? if you're a libertarian might sound reasonable. if you apply for a job and the employer and employee agree on a salary, who's the government to get in there? some people in this country have decided discrimination is bad. that was todd akin coming out in favor of discrimination in the workplace not just against women. against anybody. so what's to stop a business from not hiring people of a race or religion or sexual orientation they don't like? under todd akin, nothing right? yeah, what a guy. so i'm going to have you play that about four times during this episode. i think it's more shocking than legitimate rape. 1-866-55-press. i'm john fuglesang filling in for bill all morning on your current radio and tv, this is the "bill press show." we'll be right back. >> announcer: this is the "bill press show." live on your radio and current tv. >> announcer: heard around the
think and just opinion that during this debate, obama debates more he's governed as a moderate, i think republicans will go in that mode. but in the debates if he comes out the fighter the campaign obama personality i think they'll follow that and go -- and keep fighting right up until the election. >> bill: i think that's a good point, tim. i really want to see an aggressive, feisty obama in the debates, you know. basically say come on, romney. we've heard enough of your b. s. right? and what you're saying is just lies about welfare. lies about taxes. lies about everything. and call him out. >> caller: in a poll last night they showed on tv, 83% of americans are going to watch the debates. >> bill: whoa. >> caller: that's a huge number to watch the debates. >> bill: i find that hard to believe. but still -- >> caller: registered voters. >> bill: if it was on ed's show, i believe it. i tell you what, the first debate particularly, tim, will be very -- there will be a huge audience for the first debate and ob
government spending and making it easier for small business. romney made a push for veterans in virginia. all although not all of his claims are true. he tried attacking the president on the upcoming pentagon cuts saying those will take a toll on veteran services. unless congress reaches a deal, those cuts are scheduled to go into effect january 2013 but the white house already made it clear earlier this month that the veterans affairs budget is exempt from those mandatory cuts. the president is staying close to home today with three different campaign events in d.c. two at the capital hilton and one at a private home. he is sending joe biden off to florida for a little campaigning of his own. biden will take a new line of attack on republicans telling seniors romney's economic plan would force them to pay more taxes on social security, also romney -- all so romney can have more tax cuts for the rich. back with more bill. stay with us. decide the election. current tv presents coverage of the presidential debate. w
-american voters, that the unemployment rate is so high. in so many states, it's because so many government jobs have been cut. when you get smaller government, they want to blame you for putting people out of work. >> exactly. >> yeah, it's -- and it works. a lot of people are fooled by this. it's no different i think laura, than these politicians who come out and say freedom isn't free and cut my taxes. it's this, they're talking out of both sides of their mouth. >> and we need to reduce the debt, because that works. >> we're talking with laura bassett and taking your calls at 866-55-press. are you excited about the debate? >> super excited. i'm the most excited about the vice presidential debate but i'm excited to hear president obama go head-to-head against romney. i hear romney has been working on his zingers. >> the ad libs have been very well rehearsed. >> it's going to be great. i'm excited to hear romney's cheesy jokes. it's going to be excitedding. >> that's what mitt romney is known for is a stark sense of humor. [ laughter ] >> i liked hearing him talk about football last week. >> i
does. he puts a doctrine between the government and it restricts your ability to make your medical decisions which is something he hasn't talked about in a long time. we heard him talk about the importance of god and other things that he hasn't talked about on the stump in a long time. brought his debt clock back to the stage which had been gone all summer. so there was an attempt to change things. nothing really new but a return to the message he was using when he was doing better in the polls. >> bill: and we saw -- we're talking to ginger gibson, national political reporter for politico who has been on the road with the romney/ryan team. i wanted to ask you about the two of them were together in ohio. how did they play as a team? >> they do really well as a team. paul ryan is better on the stump than mitt romney. he's able to get the crowd more excited. and when paul ryan warms up a crowd for mitt romney, it often means that the crowd is more excited, more amped up going into romney's speech and romney fee
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